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Diseases » Incontinence » Summary
 

What is Incontinence?

What is Incontinence?

Incontinence refers to a loss of control over a personal function. The two main types are urinary incontinence and fecal ...more »

  • Incontinence: The loss of control of ones bowel and or bladder function.
  • Incontinence: involuntary urination or defecation.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Incontinence: Introduction

Types of Incontinence:

Types of Incontinence:

Broader types of Incontinence:

How serious is Incontinence?

Complications of Incontinence: see complications of Incontinence

What causes Incontinence?

Causes of Incontinence: see causes of Incontinence
Risk factors for Incontinence: see risk factors for Incontinence

What are the symptoms of Incontinence?

Symptoms of Incontinence: see symptoms of Incontinence

Complications of Incontinence: see complications of Incontinence

Incontinence: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Incontinence.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Incontinence.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Incontinence: see treatments for Incontinence
Research for Incontinence: see research for Incontinence

Society issues for Incontinence


Hospitalization statistics for Incontinence: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Incontinence:

  • 0.016% (2,051) of hospital consultant episodes were for faecal incontinence in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 96% of hospital consultant episodes for faecal incontinence required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29% of hospital consultant episodes for faecal incontinence were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 71% of hospital consultant episodes for faecal incontinence were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9% of hospital consultant episodes for faecal incontinence required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Incontinence:

Organs and body systems related to Incontinence include:

Name and Aliases of Incontinence

Main name of condition: Incontinence

Other names or spellings for Incontinence:

Incontinency
Source - WordNet 2.1

Incontinence: Related Conditions

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